Archived — Notice – Coming into force of Bill S-3 Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No 3

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November 30, 2011

On November 29, 2011, Bill S-3 Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No 3 received Royal Assent and came into force.

This bill makes harmonization changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Canada Cooperatives Act.

The objective of the harmonization changes is to ensure that federal legislation integrates the terminology, concepts and institutions of Quebec civil law. French common law terminology is also taken into account in this process. None make any substantive changes to the legislation.

Visit the Bijurilex site to obtain more information related to the amendments.


Marcie Girouard
Director General

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